holds a PhD in Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources Management. She graduated from the University of the West Indies with a BSc Management Studies and has a Masters in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the Western University. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled, “The Impact of Gender on Authentic Leadership in Caribbean Business.”
She continues to work on unpacking Authentic Leadership with the esteemed Professor Alison M. Konrad from her alma mater and has published on her research. She has presented her work on Authentic Leadership at conferences of the Eastern Academy of Management, Caribbean Studies Association, and Academy on Management on many occasions.
Dr. Jones-Morales has a wealth of experience from the private and the public sectors She has two decades of service at the United Nations – International Labour Organization, Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean. In 2017, she was an active member of the UN Theme Group on Gender Equality, HIV and Human Rights. She has attended leadership and management courses at Harvard Business School, Cornell University, Japan International Co-operation Agency, Wayne State University (Detroit) and in Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Currently, she sits on the First Citizens’ Advancement for Women Committee.